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June 2018


East Bay Montessori Training (EBMT), Fremont (6/30)

East Bay Montessori Training (EBMT) is an AMS Applicant Affiliated Montessori Teacher Education Program that currently offers a year-round Montessori Early Childhood (3 to 6 years old) Teacher Credential Course.
EBMT has an immediate opening for various positions for Montessori Educators and/or Early Childhood Educators.

Applicants are required to have at a minimum, the following qualifications:
o A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or its equivalent
o Teaching experience with adults
o Ability to prepare a course syllabus and teaching plans
o Good verbal and written communication skills
o Ability to prepare and create materials for the course
o Documented evidence or proof of expertise and experience
o Montessori Early Childhood Credential and/or three or more years of teaching experience with children in a Montessori classroom following receipt of the credential at the EC level of
instruction

Benefits: EBMT offers a competitive salary commensurate with the credentials and experience of applicants.
Contact Information: Phone: (510)- 474-3049
Email: info@eastbaymt.com
Website: www.eastbaymt.com
4511 Peralta Blvd. Fremont, CA 94536
"Preparing Next Generation of Montessori Educators"


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St. Dunstan's Preschool
Primary Assistant
St. Dunstan's is located in beautiful Carmel Valley, California serving approximately 55 children ranging from age 6 weeks through age 6. We are seeking a nurturing, attentive, collaborative, organized assistant to support a new Montessori primary classroom. Must have completed at least 12 ECE units with an interest in Montessori and desire to grow both personally and professionally.
Please contact Lauren at director@stdunstanschool.org for more information 
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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (6/15)


Assistant Montessori Teacher
We are searching for a fabulous Assistant Montessori Teacher to teach in one of our two classrooms. You will be assisting an innovative, experienced, certified Montessori teacher whom we are certain you will be inspired by. This position would be perfect for a recent Montessori graduate who is looking for classroom experience while working alongside of someone they can truly learn from.


You will be responsible for 18 children, ages 2.9 to 5, under the guidance of the lead teacher. This beautiful, well-cared for space has indoor/outdoor access with a deck overlooking our garden and a newly renovated play area. We are a small school (2 classrooms), and are able to foster a tight-knit, family centered community.


Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.


Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.


We require:
A.A. or equivalent
12 ECE units necessary to work with children in the state of California
2 years of experience working with children from 2.5 to 5 years old
Fingerprint clearance
A passion for working with young children

We offer:
Pay range is $20-24 per hour depending on experience
Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
A contribution to health insurance
Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
Cultural events that enhance the sense of school communityPlease only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.


This position would begin in August 2018. If you are interested in joining us, please forward your resume to gpmontessori@gmail.com and take look at our website for more information: www.glenpark-montessori.com.
We look forward to meeting you!


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Brush Creek Montessori School, Santa Rosa (6/15)

Brush Creek Montessori School, a non-profit leader in Montessori education in Sonoma County for over 40 years, is seeking a dedicated, experienced Head Teacher for the 2018/19 school year with the hope of a long-term relationship with our beautiful school community.  The position is supported by administration, other Head Teachers, and assistant teachers.


Minimum Requirements:
-BA or higher degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education
-AMI,AMS or other MACTE approved Montessori training
-3 or more years experience as a Head/Lead Montessori guide
-Excellent written and oral communication skills


Desirable Qualifications:
-Fluency in a second language, preferably Spanish
-Ability to play a musical instrument
Job Description:
Job Duties include, but not limited to:
-Setting up, cleaning, and maintaining an appropriate Montessori learning environment
-Supervising children and attending to their physical and emotional safety
-Observing children in their daily routines and guiding when needed with appropriate Montessori materials
-Participating in all staff meetings and school-wide events
-Maintaining a positive relationship with teachers, parents, and students
-Maintaining an approved record-keeping system for all students in care

Please send Resume, copies of certifications and a minimum of 3 references to:
admin@bcmontessori.org, subject line: Head Teacher Opening
Employer Profile: Located in beautiful Sonoma County California, Brush Creek Montessori School, a private, non-profit school has been in a leader in Montessori education for more than 40 years.  Serving students aged 18 months to 12 years, our school is an AMS affiliated school that utilizes our beautiful campus, dedicated parent community, and trained teachers with over 100 years of collective experience to provide an enriching academic and social environment in which our students can thrive. The school is lead by a team of two administrators, in consultation with a Board of Directors, and supported by the school community.


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Neo Montessori School, (6/15)

TEACHER ASSOCIATE--
Job Type: Full-Time or Part-Time
Start Date: September 10, 2018
Work Hours: Full-Time - 9:00 AM-5:30 PM, Monday through Friday, Part-Time - Please ask for available hours
 Reporting To: Executive Director of School
 
We offer an authentic Montessori program with excellent work environment. In addition, our teachers enjoy paid holidays and breaks throughout the year. We truly believe in keeping Montessori education genuine and true to the work of Dr. Maria Montessori. In addition to our Montessori curriculum, we offer outdoor classroom/ gardening, creative arts, music, and Chinese immersion programs as well. We seek an experienced Montessori guide to join our team. This individual must be absolutely dependable and reliable with a passion to work with young children from ages 2-5 years old. We strive to offer our students consistency and only through regular attendance of our staff can we provide the consistency needed for our successful programs and Core Standards at NIMS.
 
Requirements:

Facilitate children in activities designed to promote their social, physical and intellectual development
Support individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and emotional skills
Evaluate, discuss students' academic, behavioral attitudes, achievements and progress with Head Teacher/ Staff Members
Set-up outdoor classroom and gardening environment for curriculum
Manage classroom cleanliness and closing procedures
Potty training 2-3 years old students

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Education, Child Development or a related field
Familiar with bilingual classroom and foster diverse cultures to students
1+ years of experience in the job offered or as a Preschool School Teacher
Require minimum of 12 ECE (Early Childhood Education) credit units
Montessori Certification (AMS or AMI preferred)
Proficient with computer software and programs (Microsoft Office, Excel, Project, Google Share Drive, Google Docs./ Calendar)
Provide approved fingerprinting/child background check, be able to pass health screening and TB
Ability to fluently speak and write in Chinese - Mandarin, a huge plus


HEAD TEACHER--
Job Type: Full-Time 
Start Date: August 1, 2018
Work Hours: Full-Time - 9:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday-Friday
Reporting To: Executive Director of School
We offer an authentic Montessori program with excellent work environment. In addition, our teachers enjoy paid holidays and breaks throughout the year. We truly believe in keeping Montessori education genuine and true to the work of Dr. Maria Montessori. In addition to our Montessori curriculum, we offer outdoor classroom/ gardening, creative arts, music, and Chinese immersion programs as well. We seek an experienced Montessori guide to join our team. This individual must be absolutely dependable and reliable with a passion to work with young children from ages 2-5 years old. We strive to offer our students consistency and only through regular attendance of our staff can we provide the consistency needed for our successful programs and Core Standards at NIMS.


Requirements:
Design, prepare preschool class objectives, and outline for course of study according to curriculum guidelines or the requirements of state and school
Instruct children in activities designed to promote their social, physical and intellectual development
Plan individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social and emotional skills
Evaluate, discuss students' academic, behavioral attitudes, achievements and progress with parents
Plan and organize Parent/Teacher Conferences every bi-annually
Set-up outdoor classroom and gardening environment for curriculum
Experience with anecdotal record keeping of students' learning developments

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Education, Child Development or a related field
Familiar with bilingual classroom and foster diverse cultures to students
Obtain nurturing style and keen sense of attention to detail with  classroom management for students to learn and grow in the Montessori environment
2+ years of experience in the job offered or as an Preschool School Teacher
Strong reading and writing skills in Chinese - Mandarin (Traditional)
Require minimum of 12 ECE (Early Childhood Education) credit units
Montessori Certification (AMS or AMI preferred)
Proficient with computer software and programs (Microsoft Office, Excel, Project, Google Share Drive, Google Docs./ Calendar)
Provide approved fingerprinting/child background check, be able to pass health screening and TB
Ability to fluently speak and write in Chinese - Mandarin, a huge plusCompensation and Benefits:Neo Immersion Montessori School provide competitive compensation with health benefits, including paid time-off, vacations, medical/ dental coverage, and IRA options for full-time employees. Salary is determined after reviewing transcripts, completed college units, hours teaching, Montessori experience, and the Child Development Permit issued by the State of California (if available).


Application Instructions: To learn more about Neo Immersion Montessori School (NIMS), visit our website at: www.neoimmersion.com. If you are interested in applying for this position, please directly send your resume with brief introduction about you and why love to work with children by email at: nims@neoimmersion.com


About the Neo Immersion Montessori School:Founded in early 2017, Neo Immersion Montessori School (NIMS) was established to serve diverse families who are looking for collaborative, hands-on learning in an environment with strong bilingual and outdoor Programs in early childhood education for ages 2-5 years old under customized teacher-student ratio. We focus on Neo Method® that follows the whole-child with an immersive developmental model integrated by the learning practice of Dr. Maria Montessori. This means our promise to parents the way we 100% devote to children in how they learn and what we teach in order to fulfill the prepared spacious homeschool classroom environment at NIMS.
NIMS's emblem represents three children from different cultures interconnect on the same common ground in love of being learners. We chose Neo Immersion as the name for our school because it symbolizes our new immersive values, and commitment to development of the child from all traits. Academics are highly valued - equally as is physical agility, cultural adaptation, nutritional wellness, artistic literacy, bilingual fluency, and character developments at NIMS. To further extent, we honor and nurture the child's spirit, religion, ethnicity, and social-economic background as well. Our students who complete the 3-year customized Programs will take with them a foundation of personal, gross motor, fine motor, and cognitive skills necessary to progress with confidence in future success as valuable contributors in global communities.
To learn more about us, please visit: www.neoimmersion.com

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One World Montessori School, San Jose (6/15)

Full Time Qualified Lower Elementary Montessori-Trained Teacher
One World Montessori School is a well-established Montessori environment in San 
Jose. We are a non-profit Montessori school that has served children ages 3 - 12 for the past forty years. We are currently seeking a full-time qualified Lower Elementary Montessori-trained teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The position will be full time (8:00 am - 3:00 pm) Monday through Friday. We are also interested in newly trained Montessori guides 
seeking a location to practice their internship.


Requirements:
* Montessori guides must have a Montessori Elementary Teacher Certificate as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Education.
* Able to pass pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check and a T.B. test with health screening.
* Must have authorization to work in the United States.
* Must be fluent in English (both verbally and with written communication).
* Able to work with children in a caring, respectful, and professional manner.
* Able to take First aid and CPR class that is provided by the school each year.
* Willing to work some of the Summer School sessions in July and August.
* Attend monthly staff meetings.
* Support school's annual and traditional special events during the school year.

Benefits
Our benefit package for full time positions includes medical, dental, and life insurance as well as paid vacation and sick days. Salaries will be commensurate with training and experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to: pearloffice@oneworldmontessori.org or fax to (408) 978-7175.

Full Time Qualified Upper Elementary Montessori-Trained Teacher

One World Montessori School is a well-established Montessori environment in San Jose. We are a non-profit Montessori school that has served children ages 3 - 12 for the past forty years. We are currently seeking a full-time qualified Upper Elementary Montessori-trained teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The position will be full time (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) Monday through Friday. We are also interested in newly trained Montessori guides seeking a location to practice their internship.

Requirements:
* Montessori guides must have a Montessori Elementary Teacher Certificate as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Education.
* Able to pass pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check and a T.B. test with health screening.
* Must have authorization to work in the United States.
* Must be fluent in English (both verbally and with written communication).
* Able to work with children in a caring, respectful, and professional manner.
* Able to take First aid and CPR class that is provided by the school each year.
* Willing to work some of the Summer School sessions in July and August.
* Attend monthly staff meetings.
* Support school's annual and traditional special events during the school year.

Benefits
Our benefit package for full time positions includes medical, dental, and life insurance as well as paid vacation and sick days. Salaries will be commensurate with training and experience. Please email resume and cover letter to: pearloffice@oneworldmontessori.orgor fax to (408) 978-7175.


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Montessori del Mar Community School, Fort Bragg (6/15)

Montessori del Mar Community School, an small independent private Montessori program on the Mendocino Coast is looking for:
● Montessori trained teachers: primary and upper elementary
● Start in Fall of 2018.
● This is an opportunity for educators to work with students and families that are
engaged and committed to the Montessori philosophy.

Montessori del Mar Community School:
● A Montessori TK-8 program on the beautiful North coast of California.
● Located in a rural community on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by Redwoods.
● Has a ten year history in our community and a reputation as an inclusive and friendly
learning community.
● Staff enjoy a full array of Montessori materials, collaborative leadership, and a
supportive Board of Directors, and competitive salaries.

Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed, Director, at creed@mattolevalley.org


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MidTown Montessori, Santa Cruz (6/15) 
Exceptional Assistant Teacher Needed
Have you ever desired to be a part of a collaborative team that was educational and supportive, a place where you could incorporate your best ideas, a place with so many stimulating choices that the children were typically happy, cooperative, and productive? We have that classroom workspace here.
Some of your qualifications include:

Educated with a MINIMUM of 6 ECE units and working toward 12 ECE units
ECE First Aid and CPR 
Ability to interact and nurture relationships with a very young to school age child (2 1/2 to 6 years old), parents and family members, and fellow staff
Interest in continuing Montessori education
Consistent positive and solution centered communication skills in regular interactions and especially when a conflict or problem presents itself
Creative at organizing and maintaining a complicated environment. This includes the classroom, the outdoor classroom, the office area, and the storage of learning materials. Also the ability to retrieve anything.
Scavenger: will attempt to find anything needed for the least expensive price and often FREE
Kind and loving in interactions
Ability to accept and implement changes from positive criticism 
Ability to ask for help with challengesThis position begins at $16/hour for a trial period 60 days. 
donna@midtownmontessori.com

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Glen Park Montessori Preschool, San Francisco (6/15)

Assistant Montessori Teacher
We are searching for a fabulous Assistant Montessori Teacher to teach in one of our two classrooms. You will be assisting an innovative, experienced, certified Montessori teacher whom we are certain you will be inspired by. This position would be perfect for a recent Montessori graduate who is looking for classroom experience while working alongside of someone they can truly learn from. 


You will be responsible for 18 children, ages 2.9 to 5, under the guidance of the lead teacher. This beautiful, well-cared for space has indoor/outdoor access with a deck overlooking our garden and a newly renovated play area. We are a small school (2 classrooms), and are able to foster a tight-knit, family centered community.


Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.


Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.

We require:
A.A. or equivalent
12 ECE units necessary to work with children in the state of California
2 years of experience working with children from 2.5 to 5 years old
Fingerprint clearance
A passion for working with young children

We offer:
Pay range is $20-24 per hour depending on experience
Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
A contribution to health insurance
Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
Cultural events that enhance the sense of school communityPlease only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.
This position would begin in August 2018. If you are interested in joining us, please forward your resume to gpmontessori@gmail.com and take look at our website for more information: www.glenpark-montessori.com.
We look forward to meeting you!


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Grand Lake Montessori, Oakland (6/15)

Grand Lake Montessori is currently seeking a Primary Montessori Trained
Assistant/Support Teacher to start in the summer of 2018. The position will assist and support a Lead Teacher together with another Support Teacher making up a classroom team.

Qualifications:
A Bachelor's Degree
Montessori Primary AMI or AMS training and certification
Previous educational experience preferably in a Montessori environment
Professional, prompt and punctual
Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with others
Growth mindset
A team player
A second language is a big plus


Please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@grandlakemontessori.com in which you let us know why you are interested in joining GLM and what attributes you think you could bring to our community.


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HeadsUp! Child Development Center, Palo Alto (6/15)

Head Teacher Position (Palo Alto)
Compensation: Salary based on qualifications.
Employment Type: full-time
Immediate openings and for fall
Head teachers at HeadsUp! centers are professional classroom managers, responsible for the curriculum, parent liaison, and staff development for the full day the children are in the program. Head teachers have two hours per day of non-teaching time to accomplish their management duties as well as a discretionary room allowance and a training budget. 
For the head teacher position, candidates must have a B.A. degree, teaching experience, and a minimum of 12 units of early childhood education. A Montessori certificate from a recognized training program, while not required, is a plus. Exceptional abilities, talents, or experience are also highly desirable. A candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. Head teachers earn a top salary based on qualifications, with vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, retirement, and many other benefits, including a discount on child care.


Teachers do not need all of the qualifications of head teachers, but the more they have, the higher their compensation. Candidates who are not available every day are needed as substitute teachers. The HeadsUp! Child Development Center in Palo Alto is on the frontage road of U.S. 101, between Oregon Expressway and San Antonio Road, immediately adjacent to Greer Park.

Licensed by the State of California, its large windows, open structure, spacious outdoor play area, and colorful equipment and materials invite children to explore, create, communicate, and enjoy.

The center offers a five-day-per-week, full-time learning and care program for infants,
toddlers/twos, and preschoolers (ages 0-6). It operates year round on a business calendar to accommodate working parents who want a learning focus in a loving environment for their children. The center's hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The learning program is a fusion of the HeadsUp! approach and the Montessori curriculum. Both employ structured early learning activities and materials. Both emphasize individual choice and responsibility. The infant and toddler/twos programs consist of HeadsUp! learning games and traditional activities led by center staff who are trained to encourage learning through play. The preschool program is directed by certified Montessori teachers who combine classic Montessori activities with creative activities, including art, music, and imaginative play.

To apply for this or other positions, send, fax or email resume immediately to:
Kim Kostepen, Director
HeadsUp! Child Development Center
2800 W. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Fax: (650)-856-2778,
kkostepen@headsup.org 


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Montessori in Motion, San Rafael (6/15)

A small well established Montessori preschool located in the Terra Linda area of San Rafael, is hiring for a preschool teacher position in the 3-6 year old classroom. This is a great opportunity for a student teacher to do their practicum. We are seeking a team player, who is a self starter, creative, energetic, a professional who enjoys working with young children. Each candidate must have a respectful, nurturing, and loving spirit, (and a love for Montessori education-we are happy to train an interested teacher). There is room to grow.
Teaching position: Preschool Teacher Primary (3-6 year olds) F/T Monday -Friday

Teacher Qualifications:
Documentation of 12 ECE units
Montessori experience desired but not required
A minimum of one year teaching experience in a preschool classroom
Able to take direction from head teacher and adapt to their teaching style
CPR and First Aid Certified, TB test, immunizations (MMR, Pertussis, Flu) Fingerprint and Criminal background check
Must be able to lift and move up to 30 pounds (children) reach, bend, squat, and kneel.

Job Responsibilities
Supervising children and attending to their everyday needs physically and emotionally
Able to handle a busy classroom.
Able to plan art projects, curriculum and assist in setting up the learning environment
Able to lead circle, and guide the children in their growth and development.
Able to observe children in their daily routines and guide them when needed
Maintaining positive relationships with the teachers, parents, and children/excellent written and verbalcommunication
Assisting in the cleaning and maintaining the classroom/school environmentCompensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits


Benefits: paid holidays, PTO, sick days, 2 weeks paid scheduled vacation, medical insurance An additional week of paid vacation time after one year of employment
If you are interested in joining our professional teaching team, please send a cover letter and resume to info@montessoriinmotion.com 
ATTN: Crystal Flory-Biller 
www.montessoriinmotion.com
 
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Diablo Valley Montessori School, Diablo Valley (6/15)

Diablo Valley Montessori School is looking for a Montessori teacher to work as a co-teacher with a experienced Montessori teacher in a full day, 3-6 classroom beginning August 27 for the 2018/2019 school year. This is a full time position in an all day Montessori classroom. Summer work is optional. We are seeking a warm, enthusiastic individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.
The successful candidate

Possesses a deep respect for children and a desire to provide a Montessori prepared environment that allows for freedom within limits and encourages each child's unique abilities and gifts.
Will be able to organize and execute plans for the year including but not limited to cultural celebrations and field trips.
Will have the ability to speak comfortably with parents on a daily basis and during scheduled parent-teacher conferences.

Required
3-6 Montessori Teaching Credential, AMS/AMI/MACTE approved training
Excellent communication skills, speak and write English fluently
Minimum of two years classroom experience preferred, but open to a new teacher
Live Scan Clearance, Required immunizations
TB clearance
Ability to move with ease through the classroom, get on the floor with children and lift up to 40 pounds


Competitive salary with generous holiday pay, vacation/sick time, health care contribution.
Email: ssmith@dvms.org


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Montessori in Motion, San Rafael (6/15)

A small well established (1992) Montessori preschool located in the Terra Linda area of San Rafael, is hiring for a Head Toddler Teacher for the 2-3 year old classroom. We are seeking a team player, who is a self starter, creative, energetic, a professional
who enjoys working with young children. Each candidate must have a respectful, nurturing, and loving spirit.

Teaching position: Head Montessori Toddler Teacher (2-3 year olds)-Full Time

Teacher Qualifications:
Montessori Toddler or Primary Teaching Certification Required -AMS, MACTE, AMI or other/equivalent (2-3 year olds)
Documentation of 12 ECE units
A minimum of one year teaching experience in a preschool classroom.
Ability to communicate well and work respectfully with all the teachers as a team member
Able to be punctual, prompt, professional and be committed to the work
Excellent writing skills and able to communicate with the parents individually and as a group
Able to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in our busy school environment.
CPR and First Aid Certified, TB test, immunizations (MMR, Pertussis, Flu) Fingerprint and Criminal background check
Must be able to lift and move up to 30 pounds (children) reach, bend, squat, and kneel.

Job Responsibilities
Supervising children and attending to their everyday needs physically and emotionally
Able to handle a busy classroom and manage affectively
Able to plan curriculum and set up the prepared Montessori environment
Able to lead circle, present lessons, individually/group and guide the children in their growth and development.
Able to observe children in their daily work, keep accurate records, and guide them when needed
Able to assess each child's development and prepare work according to their skill level
Maintaining positive relationships with the teachers, parents, and children/excellent written and verbal communication
Able to change diapers and assist children in potty training
Assisting in the cleaning and maintaining the classroom/school environmentCompensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits


Benefits: paid holidays, PTO, sick days, 3 weeks paid scheduled vacation, medical insurance (50% paid)
An additional week paid vacation after one year of employment
If you are interested in joining our professional teaching team, please send a cover letter and resume to info@montessoriinmotion.com 
ATTN: Crystal Flory-Biller 
www.montessoriimotion.com


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AIM Elementary, East Bay (6/15)
Job Opening: Montessori Lower Elementary Classroom Assistant / Intern

Personal and professional requirements:
Native English language proficiency
Work collaboratively with staff to develop and implement a curriculum that follows the Montessori philosophy and supports AIM's language immersion model.
Assist classroom teachers to prepare and maintain a clean, orderly and attractive Montessori classroom.
Make, repair and/or replace classroom materials as needed.
Share responsibility for the daily safety, well being and supervision of students.
Help supervise recess and enforce school's sportsmanship rules.
Teach some English language, geometry, and cultural lessons -- with guidance and support from classroom teachers.
Demonstrate respect, kindness and rapport with all students, teachers, staff members and parents.
Assist in preparing written student evaluations of each child's academic, social, and physical development to share with families during conferences.
Attend and participate in staff meetings, school events, parent education nights, field trips and training opportunities

Preferred qualifications include
coursework in early childhood and/or elementary education 
enrollment in a Montessori Training Program
teaching experience
current First Aid/CPR certification


To apply:
 Please email resume and cover letter to elementary@aimmontessori.com


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Montessori Family School, East Bay (6/15)

Lower Elementary Teacher Montessori Family School
Opening for 2018-19 Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving approximately 130 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, California. Founded in 1981 to provide an authentic Montessori education for East Bay families, MFS seeks to nurture each child's individual learning style while maintaining standards of academic excellence. A full member of the American Montessori Society,
MFS has adhered strongly to its mission for more than 35 years: Preparation for Life, Education for Peace, and a Community for Children.

Our mixed-age LE classroom serves approximately 30 students, ages 6-9, in rooms overlooking the play yard, from our hilltop school with a stunning view of the Bay. You will collaborate with another trained teacher and be responsible for presenting lessons, developing and maintaining an engaging curriculum, preparing the environment, providing lunch and recess coverage, and performing various administrative support tasks such as writing reports, checking work, making copies, and communicating with the others
about the students and the program.

We seek a positive role model with a strong work ethic who actively embraces life-long learning as well as a collaborative approach to education balanced with a strong sense of autonomy. Our dynamic LE classroom belongs to a vibrant school full of inquisitive minds. Among your future colleagues, a keen sense of humor helps.

Other professional qualities include:
 Bachelor's degree with strong written and verbal communication skills
 Montessori elementary training, culminating in a Montessori credential
 Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
 Experience working with lower elementary-aged children
 An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's,and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while at the same time juggling multiple priorities with calm.
 The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.
Desirable personal qualities include:
 A love of children and a deep respect for their capabilities.
 Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
 Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief
that by working in a small school you can change the world.
 Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned" as the best part of any job description.
 Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.
Compensation
Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To Apply
If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to present a lesson to others. Your availability for full-time work must start in mid-August.
Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time

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Grand Lake Montessori, Oakland (6/15)


Grand Lake Montessori is currently seeking a Primary (3-6) Trained Montessori Teacher to start in the summer of 2018. 
Qualifications:
* A Bachelor's Degree
* Montessori Primary AMI or AMS training and certification 
* Previous educational experience preferably in a Montessori environment
* Professional, prompt and punctual
* Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with others
* Growth mindset
* A team player
* A second language is a big plus

Please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@grandlakemontessori.com
 in which you let us know why you are interested in joining GLM and what attributes you think you could bring to our community.


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Mariposa Montessori School, Los Gatos (6/15)


Administrative Assistant
Employment type: Part-time or full time depending on capacity to handle responsibilities

Responsibilities include: 
Support the Executive Director and teaching staff in the execution of day-to-day operations of the school. 
Maintain school records and correspondence. 
Prepare enrollment materials and maintain current and prospective enrollment data
Maintain student and staff records.
Demonstrate flexibility in order to respond to the changing needs of the school, including assisting in the classrooms when necessary. 
Serve as a positive representative of the school through professional verbal and written communication.


This position has high interface with parents, students, and the larger Los Gatos community. As such professional communication skills and maturity to maintain confidentiality are critical. Prior experience/skill with creating communication and promotional materials and maintaining social media presence on behalf of the school is necessary. 1-2 years of prior school administration experience is highly desired. Experience working in a Montessori environment will be an added asset.


Advanced skills in Google Suite, MS Office and web platforms are necessary. Knowledge of or capacity to quickly learn systems such as Procare, Kinderlime, Quickbooks, ADP and some knowledge of accounting/book keeping (receivables/payables) is necessary.


Bachelor's Degree is preferred or at least an AA Degree with business courses is necessary.
Compensation: $20-$23 per hour
Please send resume to exec.dir@mariposamontessori.org


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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (6/15)


Afternoon Program Leader
We are looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $23-28 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate.
Glen Park Montessori (GPM) is a premier preschool offering the Montessori curriculum of early math and language arts concepts, sensorial development, practical life skills, botany, anthropology, geography, and peace studies. We have an evolving, extended curriculum that allows for creativity and dynamic learning that compliments the traditional Montessori classroom works.


We are proud of our lively, dedicated staff members and are looking for a teacher to join our team that is equally committed to being an educator, someone who values creativity, and someone who will dedicate the energy and time necessary to maintain an engaging environment for our children in the afternoon portion of our day. You will be working alongside other afternoon teachers throughout the day. The current afternoon program consists of art projects, free choice, outside time, and story time. We welcome and encourage other afternoon activities such as dancing, music, cooking, or anything else you are passionate about! Cleaning and classroom maintenance is also a necessary role in the Afternoon program position. It is also important to maintain friendly and professional relationships between staff members and the wonderful community of parents at GPM.


Please only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.


Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in this position and can commit to one year. More benefits are offered to employees after one year.We look forward to meeting you!


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The Montessori School of Silicon Valley, various locations (6/15)


Current Positions open: Lead Guide - Pre-Primary (2-3) and Nido Assistant
The Montessori School of Silicon Valley is the model private school of the Milpitas, Fremont, Santa Clara and North San Jose areas. We are always interested in speaking with enthusiastic, qualified Montessori educators from Nido through Kindergarten about our open employment opportunities.

With 4 campus locations offering fully implemented Montessori environments, we are always looking for experienced certified Montessori Guides who have a strong background in both classroom management and upper Montessori work.
Offering programs for Nido, Pre-Primary, Primary & Kindergarten, each campus has large spacious classrooms and Studio offerings for Art, Gardening, Cooking and more. This is a wonderful environment for a positive thinking go-getter with the ability to cooperate and lead effectively!

Positions are full-time, year-round with paid Personal Time Off (PTO), school holidays, and paid sick time. We offer health & dental insurance, and very competitive salary.

Key attributes we look for in our Montessori Guides include:
 Commitment to developmentally appropriate practice for children 0 to 6 years in the Montessori tradition.
 A strong understanding and implementation of the Montessori method with the ability to share knowledge with
current and future families.
 Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
 Flexibility to work with children enrolling throughout the year.
 Confidence working with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures.
 Ability to develop classroom setting that is organized and engaging.
 Comfortable with all written communication and documentation.
 Embraces parent involvement in classroom.

The minimum qualifications we require include the following:
 Enrolled in or completed MACTE Accredited Training Program, currently in either course work or an internship.
 AA or BA desired but not required
 CPR and First Aid Certification.
 1+ year experience in a Montessori classroom.

HOW TO APPLY
Email resume and cover letter to : Colleen Noll - colleen@msosv.com
For applications to be considered: All previous employment must be verified and any gaps in employment must be explained with proper documentation.
If you possess a degree in Child Development and have an interest in Montessori Education, or have 12 ECE units, please apply with us. We will provide formal Montessori Education for the right individual. Our salary is competitive, and we are always looking for dynamic, driven staff who wish to become school leaders.


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Odyssey Preschool, Foster City and Palo Alto (6/15)


*In Palo Alto, we are looking for two teachers for a Mandarin/English Bilingual preschool class. One teacher must be a fluent Mandarin speaker, and the other teacher must have excellent verbal and written communication skill in English.
*In Foster City, we are looking for a Montessori Toddler Director, who has or is qualified for the California Site Supervisor's Permit. 

Desired candidates should be capable of being both collaborators and leaders within a team of teachers. These are full-time positions.

Requirements:
*Montessori Primary Level Teaching Credential (for the preschool positions)
*Montessori Toddler Level Teaching Credential (for the toddler position)
*Ability to speak with parents individually and in groups articulately and confidently, especially about the Montessori philosophy, child development, and related topics
*Excellent writing skills (in English for the English classes, Mandarin for the Mandarin classes)
*Commitment to the work, including good punctuality, attendance, a sense of responsibility and professional pride
*Ability to respectfully communicate, listen, cooperate, and come together with other teachers
*Love and genuine enjoyment of the company of children
*Energy and the ability to lift at least 30 lb.s
*Required immunizations and T.B. clearance
*Able to work in the United States
*Ability to pass a background check
*Three references

Desired Qualifications:
*BA, BS or MA degree
We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package, including 4 weeks paid vacation, holidays, health, vision and dental insurance, and a 401K.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Anne Diamond, Foster City director, at admin@odysseypreschool.com, or Mandy Scott, Palo Alto director, at director@odysseymontessoripa.com


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Sunrise Montessori School, Roseville (6/15)


Head Teacher 
We are a small, loving, caring, fun and sought-after Montessori school in Roseville/Citrus 
Heights California committed to the Montessori Philosophy and Education for Peace. We're 
looking for the right qualified Primary Montessori Teacher from at least August.


*The right candidate should be warm, energetic, flexible, creative, confident, organized and have the ability to work with children in a respectful, caring manner.
* Must be Montessori trained
* Preferably with a BA degree
* Some experience preferable
* Have all the necessary requirements to work in a pre-school
*Have excellent written and communication skills

Other requirements:
*Be a team player
*12 CORE ECE units
*Able to lift 30-40 lbs.
*Comfortably get up and down and be able to sit on the floor
*Able to confidently speak to parents individually and in a group, especially about the Montessori
Philosophy, Child Development and related topics

*Compensation dependent on experience and education
*We care about our staff
*30 - 40 hours

Please forward your resume with a letter of introduction telling us why you're interested in this position. Feel free to also email for further details on compensation.
Email to - 
anne@rosevillemontessori.com

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Montessori House of Children, San Francisco (6/15)

Montessori Lead Teacher 
We are seeking a warm, creative, thoughtful and experienced Montessori teacher for a primary classroom (ages 2 - 6 years) to join our diverse and longstanding school community. We offer an excellent salary and benefits - including paid holidays, vacations, health plan and retirement plan.
Please submit cover letter and resume to:  rohan11@pacbell.net

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April 2018



Brilliant Star School, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (4/25)

Seeking Primary Guides for Montessori School on Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands for August 2018.
 
At Brilliant Star Montessori School we believe every child is capable of building a strong academic foundation, dynamic social-emotional skills, and a trust in his or her own abilities. The goal is to prepare our students for lives of joy and purpose.
 
As a private non-profit Montessori school on a small island in the Pacific since 1999, Brilliant Star is able to implement an authentic Montessori education up to 6th grade.
 
Guides
Guides will lead mixed-aged learning communities using the Montessori Method in fully equipped classrooms. Guides will help shape the culture of Brilliant Star and have a lasting influence on our school. Priorities include: cultivating a love of learning among students; supporting positive guidance; connecting children to nature; and designing an active going-out program.
 
Ideal Candidate
Willing and able to work in small island community and its challenges.
Believes that each child has unique human potential and gifts to offer the world.
Passionate about the value of Montessori education
Humble, patient, loving, and observant.

Requirements
Bachelor's degree.
AMS or AMI diploma in related age group.
Previous classroom experience preferred.

Benefits
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Family-friendly work environment and priority enrollment for staff children.
Time off and financial support to attend professional development. About Saipan
Saipan is part of the Mariana Islands chain, located about four hour flight from Japan, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. It is a U.S. Commonwealth, with its own cultural identity. The climate is tropical with a constant temperature of around 85 degrees year round. Beautiful sparkling turquoise waters surround this jewel in the Pacific. Saipan has a widely diverse population of about 50,000 people. The standard of living is fairly high, with paved roads, nice homes, and apartments, health care facilities, and lots of outdoor activities. Its tropical setting makes it a vacation destination for Asian tourists.
 
The salary is competitive. Pay is in US dollars. Taxes are low.
 
Visit: www.brilliantstarmontessori.org for more information about the school and life on Saipan. Please contact Richard Sikkel at principal@brilliantstar.org, or fax 1-670-323-7828


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Valley Montessori School, Livermore (4/25) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS


Founded in 1976, Valley Montessori School is located in an idyllic wine-growing valley east of the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2002, VMS moved to our state of the art building nestled on a 6 acre campus designed especially to meet the needs of the children from Toddlers through Middle School. The current enrollment of approximately 425 children is served by a dedicated staff. Valley Montessori became the first Montessori School in the State of California to receive American Montessori Society accreditation, WASC accreditation, and CAIS accreditation. The school is a nonprofit organization. Valley Montessori believes in providing an authentic Montessori education that is respectful and supportive of children, families and faculty.


Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience, including medical, dental, vision and a 403B plan.  
Send cover letter and resume: aclark@valleymontessorischool.com
 
Positions:
Classroom Assistant for Primary
Toddler Teacher
Elementary Teacher
Secondary Teacher with Language Arts focus (6-8 grades)
 
Classroom Assistant for Primary Class Position Description
The Classroom Assistant will work in one to two primary classrooms comprised of students ages 3-6. This position requires love, patience and respect for children. The Classroom Assistant will encourage the children to be independent and model for them appropriate manners and behaviors and help the teachers facilitate a classroom environment designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth following the philosophies of Maria Montessori.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Montessori Assistant credential or be in enrolled in an AMS/AMI training program
  • At least 2 years classroom experience
  • Meet all state licensing requirements


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the room during class time such that the teachers can spend a reasonable amount of time giving undisturbed individual lessons
  • Encourage the children to be independent and model for them appropriate manners and behaviors
  • Work with individual children or small groups as directed by teacher
  • Preparing the Montessori classroom environment to meet the students' needs and interests
  • Move throughout the classroom during work period to make sure the classroom environment continues to be clean, lively, and inviting
  • Provide overview at all times
  • Help children work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect, using models of behavior and intervention demonstrated by the teacher
  • Support material making and replenishing; copying and laminating
  • Substitutes for teacher in cases of illness or absence
  • Reports accidents and concerns immediately to the teacher
  • On the playground, facilitate small group play and facilitate play skills


Full Day Toddler Teacher
VMS is seeking a Montessori Infant Toddler credentialed teacher to work in our Full Day Toddler classroom for this summer and the 2018-2019 school year beginning in July. Must have an AMS Infant Toddler Credential and 2+ years of experience, as well as an Early Childhood AA or BA is preferred. 

Qualifications

  • Have a firm commitment to upholding our school's mission.
  • Possess a minimum of an Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree preferred, in Early Childhood Development
  • AMS Infant Toddler Credentialed
  • At least 2 years classroom experience
  • Meet all state licensing requirements


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for observing children, planning activities, supervising, ensuring children's safety and managing classroom environments as well as meeting children's needs while following the Montessori philosophy and standards of VMS. The teacher is expected to appropriately communicate with children, their families and staff and work cooperatively and collaboratively with other staff. 


Lower Elementary Teacher

The teacher's role is to provide an academically rich, engaging and respectful environment which meets the needs of each individual student.  In addition, a strong understanding of Montessori principles, methodology and curriculum is required.   The Lower Elementary classrooms are co-teacher environments that require much collaboration and communication.  The Lower Elementary program is comprised of very qualified and dedicated teachers who work together to provide rich, collaborative and cooperative communities that support the social, emotional and educational development of each child.


Qualifications:

  • 6-9 Montessori Elementary Certificate from a MACTE accredited program
  • Bachelor Degree in education or related field
  • 3-5 years classroom experience


Other professional qualities and responsibilities include:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with co-teacher
  • Communicate effectively with students and set clear boundaries
  • Ability to relate and inspire students
  • Evidence of emotional maturity and stability
  • Demonstrate responsibility for student safety and well-being at all times
  • Establish and maintain communication with parents through email, weekly newsletters, parent/teacher conferences and on a daily informal basis
  • Plan, organize and supervise on field trips
  • Participate in curriculum, program planning and preparing materials
  • Attend monthly team meetings, quarterly staff meetings and school events
  • Meet weekly with co-teacher
  • Uphold professional standards and abide by policies and guidelines of VMS
  • Solid computer skills
  • Maintain student progress by record keeping and daily observations
  • Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the school day
  • Embody the concept of life-long learning and model this for the student
  • Maintain a clean and orderly environment



Secondary Teacher with Language Arts focus (6-8 grades)
The Middle School teacher's role is to provide an academically rich, engaging and respectful environment which meets the needs of each individual student. In addition, an understanding of Montessori principles, methodology and specific subject knowledge is required.  
 
Qualifications:

  • Secondary Montessori Credential or UE with interest in pursuing a Secondary Credential
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 1-3 years classroom experience


Other professional qualities and responsibilities include:

  • Strong Language Arts background
  • Ability to work collaboratively with co-teachers and Middle School teaching team
  • Communicate effectively with students and set clear boundaries
  • Ability to relate and inspire adolescent students
  • Evidence of emotional maturity and stability to work with adolescents
  • Demonstrate responsibility for student safety and well-being at all times
  • Establish and maintain communication with parents
  • Supervise on field trips including overnight trips
  • Participate in curriculum and program planning
  • Attend weekly team meetings, quarterly staff meetings and school events
  • Uphold professional standards and abide by policies and guidelines of VMS
  • Solid computer skills
  • Maintain student progress on Jupiter Ed-online grading program
  • Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the school day


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (4/25)

Full-Time Middle School Teacher Opening for 2018-19

Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 130 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Founded 1981 to provide an authentic Montessori education for East Bay families, MFS seeks to nurture each child's individual learning style while maintaining standards of academic excellence.
A full member of the American Montessori Society, MFS adheres to its mission: Preparation for Life, Education for Peace, and a Community for Children.

We are an early adolescent Montessori program, serving young people ages 11 - 14 (grades 7 and 8), using the Montessori pedagogy as our framework. Along the way, you understand the unique growth possibilities of the early adolescent and that the learning is theirs and your task is to guide.

Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach. A Montessori credential is required; training will be provided, if needed. Other professional qualities include:

1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Experience working with early adolescents. Montessori secondary training and/or experience are required; both preferred. Attending Montessori credentialing training for the position, as needed.
3. Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
4. Strong written and verbal communication skills
5. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while juggling multiple priorities with calm.
6. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.

Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A deep appreciation for the adolescent experience and a keen sense of humor.
2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
3. A strong background in math and science.
4. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
5. Outlook that sees duties as assigned; as the best part of any job description.
6. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.

Compensation
Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To Apply: You must be authorized to work in the United States. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz, Head of School, at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be
asked to bring something you create that will demonstrate your understanding of the Montessori philosophy. Your availability for full-time work must start in early to mid-August. If necessary, training would begin during the summer of 2018.

Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Montessori House of Children, San Francisco (4/25)


Position Type:  Full-Time Lead Teacher
Montessori House of Children is inviting applications for the positions of Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher in a 3 - 6 yr classroom.


We are looking for warm, sympathetic, introspective candidates interested in growth. learning and fostering communal well-being to join our diverse and well-established school founded in 1976.
Requirements for the Lead Teacher:  Montessori Diploma (Primary) and proficiency in English
Excellent salary and benefits package including paid vacation, health and retirement plans.


Assistant Teacher Position:
Requirements:  Completion of a minimum of 12 ECE units, proficiency in English and experience in the field.
For both positions:  Please submit a cover letter, resume containing academic qualifications, work history and other pertinent information by email to: montessorisanfrancisco@gmail.com or fax to:  (415) 441-1176 


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Napa Valley Montessori, American Canyon (4/25) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS 
 
Lower Elementary Lead Teacher
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Exhibits leadership qualities in implementing curriculum and sharing the Montessori philosophy
·       Comfortable in a small nurturing setting that continues to grow
·       Positive attitude and willing to collaborate with other teachers and administration
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills
·       Passion towards art, gardening, technology and music while weaving these elements into classroom lessons as much as possible
·       Independent and confident in sharing the Montessori curriculum with children, parents, potential families and coworkers
·       AMS/ AMI Certification
·       BS or BA and Master's Degree a plus
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com  with Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!



Upper Elementary Lead Teacher
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Exhibits leadership qualities in implementing curriculum and sharing the Montessori philosophy
·       Comfortable in a small nurturing setting that continues to grow
·       Positive attitude and willing to collaborate with other teachers and administration
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills
·       Willingness to integrate technology and virtual learning into the classroom
·       Independent and confident in sharing the Montessori curriculum with children, parents, potential families and coworkers
·       AMS/ AMI Certification
·       BS or BA and Master's Degree a plus
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com with Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!
  


ECE Primary Lead Teacher and Site Supervisor
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications
·       Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
·       Dedicated commitment to the Montessori philosophy and sharing it with our school community
·       Strong verbal and written communication skills with coworkers, families and children.
·       Ability to direct staff so that the daily schedule is fun, consistent and follows the needs of  the children
·       AMS/ AMI Certification
·       ECE licensing 12 units,  1- 2 years prior teaching in a Montessori setting plus ECE administrative/supervisory courses
·       Able to maintain student files and meet with prospective families
·       CPR and First Aid Certification
·       Proactive decision maker
·       Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
·       Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com  with Primary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!

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Growing Light Montessori School, Oakland (4/25)


Montessori Preschool Teacher (3-6 year old training)
GLMS is seeking a Montessori Teacher to join their friendly and supportive staff. This preschool class of seventeen 3-4 year old children has an additional teacher who also implements Spanish.

The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8am-2pm or 8am-3pm, plus staff events.

Requirements:  must love and enjoy small children, have a Preschool or Toddler Montessori Training Certificate along with 12 ECE units, fingerprint and health clearance, and a minimum of 2 years of experience.  We offer a competitive salary, including vacation and holiday pay, plus personal time off and an IRA option.
Please submit resumes with cover letter to shivani@growinglight.net


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Growing Light Montessori School, Lafayette (4/25)

Afternoon Preschool Teacher or Teacher Assistant
GLMS is seeking an afternoon preschool teacher or teacher assistant to join their expanding, friendly, and supportive staff working with 2-5 year olds.
The schedule is Monday - Friday from 3pm - 6pm.  Optional morning substitute hours are also available.
Position available immediately.


Requirements:  must love and enjoy small children, a minimum of 6 ECE units, (or register & complete courses), fingerprint and health clearance, and a minimum of 2 years of experience.  We offer a competitive salary including vacation, holiday pay, and sick pay.  


Please submit resumes with cover letter to rachd@growinglight.net


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Odyssey Montessori Preschool, Foster City and Palo Alto (4/26)

Odyssey Montessori Preschool, with schools in both Foster City and Palo Alto, has openings for the 2018-19 school year, starting in August, in the following positions:


*Montessori Certified Preschool Teachers, for Foster City and Palo Alto (full-time)
*Montessori Certified Toddler Teachers, for Foster City and Palo Alto (full-time). The Palo Alto toddler position is for a Mandarin speaker.  


Candidates for each of these positions should truly love working with children, and have at least one year of teaching experience. Good communication skills are a must, as all of these positions are team teaching situations, and will require communicating with parents as well, verbally and in writing. BA or BS preferred. 


We offer a very competitive compensation package, including 4 weeks paid vacations, 5 paid staff development days, health, vision and dental insurance, and a 401K.


If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to admin@odysseypreschool.com, and specify the location you prefer.


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Montessori House of Children, San Francisco (4/20)


Position Type:  Full-Time Lead Teacher


Montessori House of Children is inviting applications for the position of Lead Teacher in a 3 - 6 yr classroom.
We are looking for a warm, sympathetic, introspective candidate interested in growth. learning and fostering communal well-being to join our diverse and well-established school founded in 1976.


Excellent salary and benefits package including paid vacation, health and retirement plans.


Please submit a cover letter, resume containing academic qualifications,work history,  copies of transcripts,  and other pertinent information by email to: montessorisanfrancisco@gmail.com or fax to:  (415) 441-1176 


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Grand Lake Montessori, Oakland (4/20)

Grand Lake Montessori is currently seeking both Toddler and Primary Montessori trained Assistant/Support Teachers to start in the summer of 2018. The position will assist and support a Lead Teacher together with another Support Teacher making up a classroom team.  


Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • Montessori Toddler or Primary AMI or AMS training and certification  
  • Previous educational experience preferably in a Montessori environment
  • Professional, prompt and punctual
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with others
  • Growth mindset
  • A commitment to GLM's mission and vision
  • A second language is a big plus


Please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@grandlakemontessori.com in which you let us know why you are interested in joining GLM and what attributes you think you could bring to our community. 

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Montessori Children's House of the West Coast (4/20)

TEACHER JOB DESCRIPTION
The Teacher leads the children's activities in support of each child's emotional, academic and physical growth in a prepared Montessori environment. The Teacher challenges each child to reach his/her full potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with Montessori philosophy, policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with classroom teaching team and entire faculty.
  • Applies professional knowledge of child development principles to interpret the Montessori philosophy in a manner that assures developmental growth.
  • Assists in developing and implementing curriculum plans and activities that are supportive of the age group of the children.
  • Collaborates with colleagues and with the Head of School on program changes.
  • Ensures that the program fosters the intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and moral/ethical growth of all children enrolled.
  • Helps to determine requirements for program equipment and materials and ensure that furnishings and materials are complete and correspond to the needs of the group.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of classroom materials including having the children share in the responsibility. Maintains inventory for all furnishings and materials.
  • Supports the Assistant Teacher as he/she deals with the children in the group, and ensures participation in curriculum development and implementation.
  • Partners with Head Teacher to conduct observations and maintain regular academic records and attendance record book.
  • Participates with the Head Teacher in parent conferences each year to discuss each child's progress and maintains ongoing communication with parents regarding their child's specific needs.
  • Ensures the safety and physical well being of the children at all times. Notifies the Head of School immediately of any safety hazards and reports any and all accidents immediately.


Excellent and supportive work culture that includes health and dental and optional vision coverage; retirement plan with employer contributions; annual
budget for professional development.

Salary range is $45-55K depending on experience. info@mchsf.com

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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (4/20)


Part-Time or Full-Time Middle School Teacher Opening for 2018-19

Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 130 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Founded 1981 to provide an authentic Montessori education for East Bay families, MFS seeks to nurture each child's individual learning style while maintaining standards of academic excellence. A full member of the American Montessori Society, MFS adheres to its mission: Preparation for Life, Education for Peace, and a Community for Children. We are an early adolescent Montessori program, serving young people ages 11 - 14 (grades 7 and 8), using the Montessori pedagogy as our framework for promoting autonomy and independence for the learners. Along the way, you understand the unique growth possibilities of the early adolescent and that the learning is theirs and your task is to guide.

Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach. Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about the Montessori approach to education are essential. Other professional qualities include:

1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Experience working with early adolescents. Montessori secondary training and/or experience are required; both preferred. Attending Montessori credentialing training for full-time position, as needed.
3. Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
4. Strong written and verbal communication skills
5. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while juggling multiple priorities with calm.
6. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.

Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A deep appreciation for the adolescent experience and a keen sense of humor.
2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
3. A strong background in math and science.
4. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
5. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned" as the best part of any job description.
6. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.

Compensation
Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To Apply
You must be authorized to work in the United States. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz, Head of School, at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be
asked to bring something you create that will demonstrate your understanding of the Montessori philosophy. Your availability for full-time work must start in early to mid-August. If necessary, training would begin during the summer of 2018.

Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Fountainhead Montessori School (4/12)

Upper Elementary Teacher
 
Fountainhead Montessori School has been dedicated to the education of children in an environment designed to stimulate and develop the child's love of learning since 1972.


We are currently seeking a fully-qualified Upper Elementary Head Teacher. This position is full-time. Candidates must have an AMS or AMI Upper Elementary Montessori Certification. Three years prior experience in the classroom is required. Generous compensation package. Come join our state of the art campus and enjoy low ratios and an excellent support staff.


Fountainhead offers 100% paid medical benefits: health, dental, and life insurance. We also offer paid holidays and a rich vacation package. Over 3+ weeks of paid time off your first year, Fountainhead also offers up to $1,000/year in petty cash for classroom needs and $1,000/year toward continuing education per year.


Find out more about us at www.fms.org. Must be available by August 15, 2018. Earlier placement available.
Job Type: Full-time, summers optional
 
Contact: info@fms.org
www.fms.org


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Sacramento Montessori School, Sacramento (4/4) 


Founded in 2005, the Sacramento Montessori School's mission is Education for Peace and Preparation for Success in Life. The School occupies two buildings: The Children's House, built in 1860 and on the Register of Historic Places, and the Infant-Toddler building.


The Position:

Sacramento Montessori School is recruiting for:

 A Montessori Pre-Primary Teacher and an Associate Teacher. Both positions require a
person who is both experienced with and deeply committed to Montessori educational
principles and methods.
 A Montessori Guide in our Infant and Toddler Communities (2 positions)

Educational Requirements and Experience
 For the Montessori Teacher, a Montessori Pre-Primary Teaching Certificate
 Or a minimum of 24 Early Childhood Education college credits and work experience in a
Montessori School
 For the Associate Teacher a minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education college credits and work experience in a Montessori School

Responsibilities
 Model and uphold the Montessori mission and philosophy of the school.
 For the Montessori Teacher, managing the Montessori Preschool Classroom
 Documenting student progress through Sacramento Montessori School's use of the Preschool2Me record keeping and parent communication system
 Maintain Montessori culture within the classroom

Salary: Negotiable. Typical range $12 to $16/hour
Email: foundcen@aol.com


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Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (4/4)

Position Title: Teacher - Kindergarten (Montessori)
Date Modified: March 2018
FLSA Classification: Exempt, 100%FTE, 10-month schedule of duties
Reports To: Director of Early Childhood Education
Position Purpose: The classroom teacher is responsible for all aspects of creating a dynamic Montessori learning environment for students in a kindergarten classroom in conjunction with a co-teacher. This position begins in August 2018

Essential Functions
● Create a child-centered, responsive prepared environment filled with experiential learning materials using Montessori
materials and other hands-on materials that are in line with Montessori philosophy.
● Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
● Encourage active, concrete, hands-on learning whenever possible.
● Focus on increasing each students' quantity and quality of self-directed activity.
● Collaborate with kindergarten team to create lesson plans.
● Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their child's progress, and to determine their priorities for their child and the
child's resource needs.

Daily Responsibilities
● Pre-class preparation, including consultation with co-teacher
● Outline projected routine of the day including any special activities
● Administer math and literacy assessments and utilize results as focus for instruction
● Communicate and plan with co teacher to design and evaluate learning engagements in the classroom
● Track attendance, student in/outs, other information for office
● Receive and welcome students
● Consult with other teachers for curriculum ideas, sharing materials, and scheduling common activities
● Lunch and Playground duties as assigned

Qualifications
● BA degree required, Masters degree preferred
● A minimum of three years as a lead teacher; Montessori experience strongly preferred
● Understanding of Teachers College Reading and Writing Project preferred.
● Demonstrated ability to engage children in meaningful tasks and be a supportive co teacher.
● A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools and professional behavior based on it.
● Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English. Excellent verbal and written skills and outstanding interpersonal skills.
● Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community.
● Commitment to equity and inclusion
● Willingness to adapt to an existing curriculum as well as contribute ideas to enhance the respective academic programs.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
● Works in a stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
● Be able to regularly and safely lift up to 45 lbs.
● Be able to crawl, bend, stoop, reach and sit on the floor.
● Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment and in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold typical to the mid-Peninsula region of the Bay Area.

Employment: This position offers competitive compensation and health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan and more.

To Apply: To apply online send a resume and cover letter to hr@shschools.org and indicate Kindergarten Teacher 2018-19 in the subject line of the e-mail. We apologize that we are not able to respond to email or phone requests for additional information.

You may also mail your resume and cover letter to:
Sacred Heart Schools
150 Valparaiso Avenue
Atherton, CA 94027
Attention Human Resources: Kindergarten Teacher 2018-19
Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws. As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to performing essential job duties.


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March 2018



East Bay Montessori Training (EBMT)

"Preparing Next Generation of Montessori Educators"
East Bay Montessori Training (EBMT) is an AMS Applicant Affiliated Montessori Teacher Education Program that currently offers a year-round Montessori Early Childhood (3 to 6 years old) Teacher Credential Course.

EBMT has an immediate opening for various positions for Montessori Educators and/or Early Childhood Educators.


Applicants are required to have at a minimum, the following qualifications:
o A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or its equivalent
o Teaching experience with adults
o Ability to prepare a course syllabus and teaching plans
o Good verbal and written communication skills
o Ability to prepare and create materials for the course
o Documented evidence or proof of expertise and experience
o Some of the positions require a Montessori Early Childhood Credential and/or three or more years of teaching experience with children in a Montessori classroom following receipt of the credential at the EC level of instruction

Benefits: EBMT offers a competitive salary commensurate with the credentials and experience of applicants.

Contact Information: Phone: (510)- 474-3049
Email: info@eastbaymt.com
Website: www.eastbaymt.com
Address: 4511 Peralta Blvd. Fremont, CA 94536


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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (3/29)

Part-Time or Full-Time Middle School Teacher Opening for 2018-19

Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 130 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Founded 1981 to provide an authentic Montessori education for East Bay families, MFS seeks to nurture each child's individual learning style while maintaining standards of academic excellence. A full member of the American Montessori Society, MFS adheres to its mission: Preparation for Life, Education for Peace, and a Community for Children.


We are an early adolescent Montessori program, serving young people ages 11 - 14 (grades 7 and 8), using the Montessori pedagogy as our framework for promoting autonomy and independence for the learners. Along the way, you understand the unique growth possibilities of the early adolescent and that the learning is theirs and your task is to guide.

Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach.Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about the Montessori approach to education are essential.
Other professional qualities include:
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Experience working with early adolescents. Montessori secondary training and/or experience are required; both preferred. Attending Montessori credentialing training for full-time position, as needed.
3. Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
4. Strong written and verbal communication skills
5. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while juggling multiple priorities with calm.
6. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.

Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A deep appreciation for the adolescent experience and a keen sense of humor.
2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
3. A strong background in math and science.
4. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
5. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned" as the best part of any job description.
6. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.

Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
To Apply: You must be authorized to work in the United States. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz, Head of School, at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be
asked to bring something you create that will demonstrate your understanding of the Montessori philosophy. Your availability for full-time work must start in early to mid-August. If necessary, training would begin during the summer of 2018.
Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Wildflower Schools, Pittsburg (3/29)


Are you a Montessori leader with an entrepreneurial drive? Ready to start your own school and make a difference in the world?
We are currently looking for teacher leaders who are ready to become leaders of their own schools! And who want to honor their craft of teaching by opening and leading a school in beautiful Pittsburg California! This is your way to the Bay Area - Pittsburg is an up a coming town nestled in Northern California. 40 mi. from San Francisco.


Who are we?
Wildflower Schools is a national network of micro-schools that aim to serve racially and socioeconomically diverse communities with exceptional Montessori education.


We are working to create beautiful, child-centered learning environments that support children, teachers, and families from diverse backgrounds as they follow life's unfolding journey. The model combines time-tested, research-supported Montessori methods in one-room, neighborhood-nested shop fronts with promising new ideas in parent engagement, intentional student diversity, teacher-leader empowerment, and data-driven instruction. Wildflower aspires to give all children and families the opportunity to choose high quality, nurturing learning environments for their children.


Have you been working with children for awhile?  Helping young children to become independent beings who know how to work collaboratively and take ownership of their environment? Have you been modeling for them all the important life lessons through growth and connectedness? Why not model these same elements in your life? Why not show the world and your community how you can honor your own vision and craft of teaching by creating your own school? 
We here to offer teachers with the tools, support and network that teachers with an entrepreneurial spirit need to make their dreams a reality.  Come join us create, innovate and thrive!


Application Process:
Please send any please express your interest by contacting Koren Clark at Koren.clark@wildflowerschools.org. And please express your interest on our website under connect with us at https://wildflowerschools.org/
We look forward to hearing from you!

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Oak Run Elementary, Oak Run (3/29)

Seeking Upper Elementary & Adolescent Guides
Oak Run Elementary, a public Montessori school, is seeking dynamic, innovative, resourceful, and passionate Montessorians to join our team! We have openings for lead teachers at the Upper Elementary & Adolescent levels for the 2018-19 school year.


What a unique and exciting opportunity to further Montessori in the public sector and collaboratively create a holistic, joyful learning environment in which children and adults alike grow and flourish! You will be working alongside a cohesive team of AMI trained Montessori teachers as well as a highly supportive and engaged principal/superintendent, school board, parents, and community members. You will have a fully equipped classroom, with the full array of Montessori materials.
Oak Run is an extremely tight-knit, family-oriented community that has a 'one-room school house' feel. Oak Run has a flourishing organic gardening and farm-to-fork program, including chickens and a large greenhouse that all students are involved in, which help feed our students and staff organic breakfast and lunch everyday!


In addition to fully adopting and implementing an authentic Montessori program, Oak Run will also be starting a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program that is embedded in an outdoor-environmental education context. Last year we started a paleo-technics (a.k.a. ancestral or wilderness survival skills) program. Oak Run also has a well-funded Music, Visual & Performing Arts, as well as Spanish programs.


Oak Run is nestled in the foothills of Shasta County, 25 miles east of Redding, near Lassen Volcanic National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake, and the Trinity Alps Wilderness. This area offers a multitude of outdoor recreation endeavors from world-class fishing, mountain-biking, snow skiing, hiking, backpacking, camping, boating, water sports, birding, and rock climbing.


Applicants must hold an AMS or AMI Montessori credential for the level for which they are applying, in addition to a CA Multiple Subjects state credential (or be willing to start a state credential program upon hiring). Only applicants with an AMS or AMI Montessori credential will be considered.


Oak Run offers a competitive salary commensurate with the credentials & experience of candidates, as well as health & retirement benefits. We also strongly support professional development opportunities.


Please contact Cristan Norman at (530) 941-5109 or cnorman@oakrunschool.org with any questions. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, references, copies of both Montessori & CA Multiple Subjects Credentials, & 2 current letters of recommendation to cnorman@oakrunschool.org or:
Oak Run Elementary, a Public Montessori School
27625 Oak Run to Fern Road
Oak Run, CA 96069


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The Child Unique Montessori School & Montessori Elementary School of Alameda, Alameda (3/21)

The Child Unique Montessori School & Montessori Elementary School of Alameda is offering the following positions:


1 Toddler Lead Montessori Teacher,

1 Elementary Lead Montessori Teacher .

1 Permanent Substitute Teacher &

1 Montessori Cultural Room Teacher


This small, diverse, award-winning school has 3 locations within the beautiful community of Alameda, California (only 20 minutes from San Francisco). We offer a competitive salary package, health insurance, childcare discount and vacation pay. Candidates should be warm, motivated, flexible and organized and committed to the standards of excellence according to the traditional Montessori principles and philosophy. Please speak and write English fluently, possess good classroom management and planning skills and have a desire to work in a collaborative environment. Classroom experience, at least 12 ECE units & Montessori Credential required (BA preferred. Spanish speaking a +). Must be authorized to work in the US. 


Please submit resume and cover letter to agreatschool@gmail.com.

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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (3/21)


Afternoon Program Leader
We are looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $23-28 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate.


Glen Park Montessori (GPM) is a premier preschool offering the Montessori curriculum of early math and language arts concepts, sensorial development, practical life skills, botany, anthropology, geography, and peace studies. We have an evolving, extended curriculum that allows for creativity and dynamic learning that compliments the traditional Montessori classroom works.


We are proud of our lively, dedicated staff members and are looking for a teacher to join our team that is equally committed to being an educator, someone who values creativity, and someone who will dedicate the energy and time necessary to maintain an engaging environment for our children in the afternoon portion of our day. You will be working alongside other afternoon teachers throughout the day. The current afternoon program consists of art projects, free choice, outside time, and story time. We welcome and encourage other afternoon activities such as dancing, music, cooking, or anything else you are passionate about! Cleaning and classroom maintenance is also a necessary role in the Afternoon program position. It is also important to maintain friendly and professional relationships between staff members and the wonderful community of parents at GPM.


Please only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.


Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in this position and can commit to one year. More benefits are offered to employees after one year.
We look forward to meeting you!


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Odyssey Preschool, Foster City and Palo Alto (3/14)


Preschool and Toddler Teachers
We are looking for teachers for our Foster City and Palo Alto sites, to start either this spring or summer:
*One position is for English preschool class in Palo Alto
*One position is for a toddler class in Foster City


Desired candidates should be capable of being both collaborators and leaders within a team of teachers. These are full-time positions.


Requirements:
*Montessori Primary Level Teaching Credential (for the preschool positions)
*Montessori Toddler Level Teaching Credential (for the toddler position)
*Ability to speak with parents individually and in groups articulately and confidently, especially about the Montessori philosophy, child development, and related topics
*Excellent writing skills (in English for the English classes, Mandarin for the Mandarin classes)
*Commitment to the work, including good punctuality, attendance, a sense of responsibility and professional pride
*Ability to respectfully communicate, listen, cooperate, and come together with other teachers
*Love and genuine enjoyment of the company of children
*Energy and the ability to lift at least 30 lb.s
*Required immunizations and T.B. clearance
*Able to work in the United States
*Ability to pass a background check
*Three references


Desired Qualifications:
*BA, BS or MA degree
We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package, including 4 weeks paid vacation, holidays, health, vision and dental insurance, and a 401K.


If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Anne Diamond, Foster City director, or Mandy Scott, Palo Alto director at admin@odysseypreschool.com


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Urban Montessori, Oakland (3/14) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS


Lead Montessori Teachers
COMPENSATION:Competitive salary and benefits
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:Full Time
POSITION:Lead Montessori Teacher (Primary, Lower Elem, Upper Elem, Middle School)
REPORTS TO:Head of School
LOCATION:Oakland, CA
WEBSITE: www.urbanmontessori.org


Urban Montessori Charter School (UMCS) seeks experienced, hard-working, and high-achieving Lead Teachers for our Oakland-based Montessori public charter school. We are currently operating as a TK-7 school and growing into a TK-8 school next year.


Lead Teachers are responsible for leading the implementation of the instructional program and work in collaboration with their Support Teachers, Director of Instruction, the Head of School, and the UMCS community to create a child-centered, powerful educational experience for Urban Montessori's children.

QUALIFICATIONS


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university
  • Montessori certification and training (with appropriate documentation)
  • California Multiple Subject credential or eligible for an intern California Multiple Subject Credential
  • And at least 5 years of successful teaching in age group assigned in a Montessori classroom in an urban setting


Expectations

  • Strong alignment with UMCS mission
  • Problem-solver a must
  • Growth mindset a must
  • Professional, prompt, punctuality a must
  • Strong understanding of Montessori methods and able to effectively integrate other best practices with the Montessori method
  • Strong understanding of how to use multiple forms of assessment in informing and driving instruction and individualized student supports
  • Able to build immediate and caring rapport with children of all ages; strong understanding of child development and adolescent development
  • Passion for teaching and working with students from urban communities, with specific knowledge and understanding of the needs of students from different experiences, languages and backgrounds
  • Able to work in a creative and demanding learning environment, including the ability to problem-solve and manage ambiguity and adversity
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
  • Computer literate and able to acquire new technology skills
  • Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills; high sense of commitment; ability to work as part of a team


Specific responsibilities

  • Establishes an inspiring classroom setting that is organized and engaging, with systems and procedures that manage student behavior, movement, and learning
  • Takes leadership in guiding a support teacher; ensures all adults are maximized in the classroom
  • Establishes a powerful classroom culture where children have high expectations for themselves and for others, are self-motivated and self-directed, have pride in themselves and in their community, care about themselves and their community, and where children value and love learning
  • Develops and implements individualized learning plans, small and whole group lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with UMCS instructional guidelines
  • Assesses students regularly in accordance with UMCS guidelines, examines student assessment data, and refines learning plans to differentiate instruction for each student
  • Collaborate with UMCS team members to improve own and others' instructional practices; shares best practices
  • Provides students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress; finds ways to involve parents/guardians in their students' education
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Urban Montessori's mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior


APPLICATION PROCESS

All interested applicants should submit a:

Cover letter of no more than one page that specifically addresses candidate's qualifications and qualities as described above
Resume


Please email the above to employment@urbanmontessori.org or mail to Urban Montessori Charter School at 5328 Brann Street, Oakland, CA 94619.


For additional questions or inquiries, please contact Taima Beyah at the above email address. Applicants will be contacted immediately upon receipt application regarding the final review and interview processes. Thank you for your interest in this position.



Support Teacher:
COMPENSATION:Competitive salary and benefits
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:Full Time
POSITION: Support Teacher (Primary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School)
REPORTS TO:Head of School
LOCATION:Oakland, CA
WEBSITE: www.urbanmontessori.org


Urban Montessori Charter School (UMCS) is seeking experienced, hard working, and high achieving Support Teachers for our Oakland Montessori charter school. We are growing into a TK-8 school in 2018-2019. The Support Teacher will work with the Lead Montessori Teacher to create a child-centered, powerful educational experience for Urban Montessori's children.
Email your cover letter and resume care of human resources to employment@urbanmontessori.org.

Expectations:

  • Strong alignment with UMCS mission
  • Professional, prompt, punctuality a must
  • Uses behavior management strategies with students that teach long - term life skills
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a harmonious and safe classroom environment
  • Generates a powerful classroom culture where children have high expectations for themselves and for others, are self - motivated and self - directed, have pride in and care for themselves and their community, and value as well as love learning
  • Participates in weekly all school and department faculty and staff meetings
  • Collaborates with UMCS team members to improve own and others' instructional practices; shares best practices
  • Works as a team member in cluster, department, and whole - school settings to create a strong professional learning community
  • Meets weekly with the lead teacher to set goals and plan
  • Partners effectively with the lead teacher to ensure children are growing and achieving at high levels through lesson planning, work tracking, progress monitoring and observation of students
  • Shows excellent organization, time management, and follow - up skills
  • Problem solver a must
  • Growth mindset a must


Instruction:

  • Develops and implements small and whole group lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with UMCS instructional guidelines as directed by the Lead Teacher
  • Participates in assessing students regularly in accordance with UMCS guidelines, examines student assessment data, and implements lesson plans to differentiate instruction for each student
  • Builds strong relationships with young people and their families
  • Provides students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress; involves parents / guardians in students' education


Education and/or Experience:

  • Three years of successful experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Degree in or credits towards a college degree in the educational field


APPLICATION PROCESS

All interested applicants should submit a:
Cover letter of no more than one page that specifically addresses candidate's qualifications and qualities as described above
Resume


Please email the above to employment@urbanmontessori.org or mail to Urban Montessori Charter School at 5328 Brann Street, Oakland, CA 94619.


For additional questions or inquiries, please contact Taima Beyah at the above email address. Applicants will be contacted immediately upon receipt application regarding the final review and interview processes. Thank you for your interest in this position.


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Urban Montessori, Oakland (3/14)

Join the Urban Montessori team! Head of School
Position: Head of School
Reports To:Board of Directors
Location:Oakland, CA
Hours: Full Time
Website: www.urbanmontessori.org


Urban Montessori Charter School in Oakland, CA, is seeking a new Head of School with a vision for success. Started in 2012, UMCS is a public Montessori charter school that serves a diverse student population reflective of the city. UMCS enrolled 450 TK-7th students in 2017-2018 and is growing through 8th grade in 2018-2019. Our new HoS will have demonstrated passion and experience for teaching and working with students and a school community that explicitly works to be inclusive. The HoS will direct a strong team of educators and professionals in partnership with engaged families to serve all students. Ideally, we seek a passionate Montessorian and lifelong learner with high professional standards, commitment to social justice, and a healthy sense of humor. This position reports to the UMCS Board of Directors. Refer below and to urbanmontessori.org for more details.


APPLICATION PROCESS
All interested candidates should submit the following three artifacts that together make up a complete application:

A one page cover letter that specifically addresses your qualifications and qualities as described below
Curriculum vita/resume


Responses to the following prompts and questions:
Describe your leadership and coaching style in terms of working with staff, teachers, and volunteer parents.
Describe an instance in your life when, as a leader, you have built trust with someone or a group that did not trust you. Describe an instance in your life as a leader when you lost someone's, or a group's, trust and what you learned from that experience.
Describe the tensions, dynamics, and/or opportunities that might arise in a public Montessori, Arts Integration, Design Thinking school. As HoS, how might you tackle obstacles, difficulties, opportunities, and lead the school forward?
Which areas below do you consider your weakest and how might you address those growth areas?
List any questions you might have for the Search Committee about this role or UMCS.Please email the above to employment@urbanmontessori.org with "Head of School" as part of the subject.Please contact Greg Klein, Board Chair, at greg@urbanmontessori.org, with questions about this job description, or about applying.
Applicants will be contacted immediately upon receipt of their application regarding the final review and interview processes. For candidates moving further along in the process, we will request the contact information for three references. Thank you for your interest in this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Head of School will be responsible for setting the strategy and priorities for moving the school closer to achieving the vision and mission. Specifically, the Head of School will be responsible for leading in the following areas and helping UMCS achieve the following outcomes:


School Culture and Climate
Understand, promote, and support the mission, vision, and guiding principles of Urban Montessori.
Model a growth mindset to strengthen an inclusive, collaborative and trusting environment for staff in which people can grow and improve.
Champion a school environment that seeks to bring about social justice and educational equity through its philosophy, teaching and learning, and school community interactions.
Demonstrate excitement about learning and about engaging children in learning.
Create and promote a school environment that values getting to know each student individually and holding high expectations for each.

Student Growth and Success

In collaboration with the administrative team and teacher leaders, provide educational leadership to staff, setting clear expectations for student success, adapting best practices to Urban Montessori's needs, and modeling effective teaching.
Establish expectations around culturally reflective and competent pedagogy and practices.
With the Board, set clear goals for student growth and outcomes aligned to the California Dashboard. Develop and articulate strategies, work plans, and tools to achieve those goals, and monitor progress.
In partnership with the Board of Directors, create and implement the school's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

Staff Hiring and Engagement

Build and maintain a staff culture that understands, supports and promotes Urban Montessori's mission, vision, and guiding principles.
Leverage the strengths of each individual and recognize the unique perspectives that each brings to the school.
Support the Director of Instruction to maintain a comprehensive and thoughtful coaching and evaluation process, and other professional development, to understand the strengths and needs of staff members and continually work to help all staff reach goals and improve their performance.
Oversee recruiting, screening and hiring processes that attracts a diverse candidate pool and utilizes anti-bias mechanisms.

Community Engagement

Ensure existence of effective and frequent communications systems across all stakeholders.
Seek input from all stakeholders on school program and performance through formal and informal structures in order to make positive changes over time while maintaining program continuity and comprehensiveness.
Be available to parents on a regular basis. Keep parents informed of and involved in policy changes at the school. Inspire parent support and cooperation and enlist their efforts to sustain strong school structures.

Finance and Operational Management

Develop and manage the Board-approved budget in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Oversee all operational and financial aspects of the school, including outreach, marketing and admissions, and establish and maintain efficient and effective systems and procedures.


QUALIFICATIONS
A strong candidate will bring the following experiences and skills:

Montessori and Teaching

Extensive experience with and deep understanding of Montessori methods and philosophy, with a strong understanding of child and adolescent development.
Ability to build immediate and loving rapport with children of all ages.
Minimum 5 years successful Montessori classroom teaching experience and a Montessori administrative credential.
Knowledge of and experience with Special Education laws and processes, experience designing inclusive learning environments, and has a track record of enrolling and retaining students with disabilities.
Understanding of State Content Standards and how to map curriculum to those standards.

Leadership and Team Building

Demonstrated success in creating and delivering team-building strategies.
Previous experience in a senior leadership role for at least two years per position held, leading direct and indirect reports on teams of at least 15 people.
Track record of developing team, increasing responsibility through mentorship and effective coaching.

Community Engagement

Ability to communicate across differences (racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, religious beliefs, etc.)
Ability to model, coach and develop staff on principles and practices of cultural competence and social justice in teaching and school culture.
Ability to learn and engage in the larger education dynamics in the city of Oakland and understand local, state and national policy and legal shifts that may impact the school.

Operational and Financial Management

Experience creating and managing a $5M budget to achieve stated priorities and outcomes.
Experience fundraising.
Experience managing a growing organization, specifically related to building and inspiring a strong professional culture, strategically aligning and securing resources, creating and implementing accountability systems, managing transitions.

Professional

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively.
Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills as demonstrated by either a portfolio of implemented strategies or other concrete artifacts that illustrate the presence of these skills.
Demonstrated experience using data and data inquiry processes to effectively inform instruction and decision-making.
Computer literacy and comfort with acquiring new technology skills.
Ability to problem-solve and manage changes and shifts that may arise unexpectedly and effectively communicate those changes to community members, as needed.
Doctoral degree (EdD) or Master's degree (MA or MS) preferably in Education or CA admin credential.

Other skills and experiences that would be interesting for a candidate to have:

Experience working in both traditional and innovative school environments.
Experience and/or training in arts integration, and/or design thinking and ability to align multiple approaches and best practices into a cohesive and powerful instructional program.
Experience building a continuum of instruction, and coaching teachers along that continuum, effectively engaging teachers as professionals in their own development.
Working knowledge of Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese, or Tagalog. 


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Garden Gate Montessori, Walnut Creek (3/10)
MONTESSORI ASSISTANT POSITION

OUR SETTING: In the 2018-2019 school year, Garden Gate Montessori School will have a 5 morning, Teacher Assistant position in our authentic, beautiful, peaceful, and homey Montessori school in a lush garden setting. We serve twenty students, with one lead teacher/guide and two assistants, and work as a closely collaborative team. We invite you to preview our special little school at www.gardengatemontessori.com.

QUALIFICATIONS AND FURTHER TRAINING
PROFESSIONAL ORIENTATION: We seek a mature and child-experienced person with a desire for a long term relationship in a part time position, and residing within a twenty minute commute from our school. The successful Assistant candidate will possess or be enthusiastic about acquiring an understanding of and commitment to genuine Montessori philosophy and practice. See also "responsibilities" below. These embody our most important criteria.
EARLY CHILDHOOD TRAINING AND BACKGROUND: This position requires at least 6 units of ECE and ongoing completion of the full 12 units required by state licensing for a "fully qualified" teacher who is legally able to be alone with children. It also requires completion within six months of a pediatric CPR course certified by EMSA or American Red Cross.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Candidates must have legal eligibility to work in the United States. We are sorry, but we are not equipped to provide sponsorships to our staff members.

MONTESSORI EXPERIENCE: Some Montessori classroom experience is preferred.

MONTESSORI TRAINING: Montessori teacher certification, Montessori internship status, or Montessori assistant certification is required. (see below)
MONTESSORI ASSISTANT TRAINING: For the as-yet untrained Montessori professional with otherwise strong qualifications, Garden Gate will require completion of a Montessori assistant training program prior to employment. This is a short term summer program for assistants.

ABILITY TO SIGN A 2 YEAR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT: We are interested in the consistency of our team. Garden Gate Montessori may require a two year commitment from a successful candidate.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibilities of the Assistant position are classroom overview, student observation and record keeping, classroom preparation, communication with other staff, and short practical life lessons for individual children. This individual needs to be able to understand the specific role played by the Assistant and its importance to
the effective functioning of the Montessori community. The Assistant needs to be open to learning the many aspects inherent in effective classroom overview and helping students become independent learners. The Assistant also needs embrace learning the details of preparing the beautiful and orderly Montessori "Prepared Environment." The Assistant must be able to maintain a positive, open relationship with the
Director / Guide and our other classroom Assistant.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
* Please do not contact the school by phone initially.
* Please send an email with a resume and a cover letter that explains why you would be perfect for
this position and your professional goals to the following contact.
* Email: Mimi@gardengatemontessori.com
Mimi Glass / Director, Lead Teacher Garden Gate Montessori School


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A Child Unique, Alameda (3/10)


1 Toddler & 1 Elementary Montessori Lead Teacher (FT) Needed:
This small, diverse, award-winning school that has 3 locations within the beautiful community of Alameda, California (only 20 minutes from San Francisco). We offer a competitive salary package, health insurance, childcare discount and vacation pay.


Candidates should be warm, motivated, flexible and organized and committed to the standards of excellence according to the traditional Montessori principles and philosophy.  Please speak and write English fluently, possess good classroom management and planning skills and have a desire to work in a collaborative environment. Classroom experience, at least 12 ECE units & Montessori Credential required (BA preferred. Spanish speaking a +). Must be authorized to work in the US.


Please submit resume and cover letter to agreatschool@gmail.com.


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Villa Montessori School, Cupertino (3/10)


Position Type: Full-Time (academic year)
Start Date:01/01/2018


Job Description
Villa Montessori School is seeking qualified Primary Montessori Teacher candidates to join our faculty for full-time and part-time positions. Villa Montessori school follows core Montessori philosophy and employs only teachers who are Montessori Certified or in the process of completing Montessori Training. Interested Primary Teacher candidates with ECE units only must be committed to get Montessori Training. We seek Montessori trained/certified teachers for the open positions. Applicants must have at least 12 ECE units completed before applying. 


Please email or fax your resume to: Email: director@villamontessori.net Fax: (408) 257-7010


Requirements & Qualifications
Education:
Montessori Primary Teacher Certificate
Early Childhood Education Certificate


Employer Details
Villa Montessori is a non-profit, non-sectarian program that encourages independent, self-
directed achievement. In turn this develops self-confidence and positive self-image for the
child. Our school was established in 1964 and is affiliated with the North American Montessori
Teachers Association and is a Full Member School with the American Montessori Society. Our Montessori credentialed teachers, together with parents of our students, form a closely bonded community. Our Montessori program focuses on strong fundamental academic preparation in language arts, science, mathematics, music and coordination. Villa provides a comprehensive education based on Montessori principles and methods. At Villa the staff works diligently to provide an ideal learning environment based on Montessori principles that will guide and nurture the full development of our students. Villa offers a rich and varied program for children ages 2 years, 9 months old until entry into the first grade.


Compensation and Benefits: Competitive


Application Instructions Turn in Complete Resume, Educational qualification and Work experiences, Transcripts, and TB clearance. Include a cover letter to explain why you will be a best candidate for Villa Montessori School Teaching Position.
Type: Non-profit (private, non-sectarian)
Contact: Geetha Sunder Position
Type: Full-Time (academic year)
Phone: 408-257- 3374 1 669-800- 1669
E-mail: director@villamontessori.net


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Hamilton Montessori School,  Novato (3/7)

Hamilton Montessori School has opened its doors in February of 2018. The school is situated in the historic community of Hamilton in the city of Novato, on two acres of a beautiful natural environment, which includes palm trees, deer and a meditation garden. We seek to establish a diverse community, with an authentic Montessori curriculum centered around the arts and the natural sciences. We have begun with a small class, and plan to have a toddler and primary class by summer or fall. We are seeking a lead teacher and two assistant teachers.

Core qualities: The daily maintenance of a respectful and cooperative atmosphere. A strong
understanding and implementation of the Montessori methodology, commitment to
developmentally appropriate practices, and an understanding of the importance of inclusion and partnership with families.

Essential work ethic: Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Flexibility to accommodate a rolling enrollment and part-week enrollment throughout the year. Appreciation and ability to work with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures. Ability to build strong, professional relationships with students and families.
Minimum requirements for the Lead Teacher: MACTE Accredited Certification (AMS/AMI or
other), Bachelor's degree, 12 ECE units in the three required areas. Ability to pass a fingerprint, TB and medical clearance; authorization to work in the United States. Three Administrative units a plus.

Benefits for Lead Teacher: 2 weeks paid vacation, school holidays, and PTO. We offer 50%
paid health insurance and a competitive salary.
Minimum requirements for the Assistant Teacher: 12 ECE units in the three required areas.
Ability to pass a fingerprint, TB and medical clearance; authorization to work in the United
States.

Additional requirements: Must be willing to complete mandated reporter training, 15 hours of first aid, CPR and infectious disease/nutrition training as required by licensing.
Hours:  One position is part-time; One position is full-time, year-round.
Benefits for Assistant Teacher: PTO; other benefits for FTE/ Competitive Salary


Please submit a resume, and cover letter in which you describe how you envision a parent's role in a Montessori environment, and what gift you bring to the classroom. Send resume to cacker56@yahoo.com

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Montessori Family School, Berkeley and El Cerrito (3/7)

Opening for 2018-19
Lower Elementary Teacher

Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving approximately 130 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, California. Founded in 1981 to provide an authentic Montessori education for East Bay families, MFS seeks to nurture each child's individual learning style while maintaining standards of academic excellence. A full member of the American Montessori Society, MFS has adhered strongly to its mission for more than 35 years: Preparation for Life, Education for Peace, and a Community for Children. Our mixed-age LE classroom serves approximately 30 students, ages 6-9, in rooms overlooking the play yard, from our hilltop school with a stunning view of the Bay. 

You will collaborate with another trained teacher and be responsible for presenting lessons, developing and maintaining an engaging curriculum, preparing the environment, providing lunch and recess coverage, and performing various administrative support tasks such as writing reports, checking work, making copies, and communicating with the others about the students and the program.

We seek a positive role model with a strong work ethic who actively embraces life-long learning as well as a collaborative approach to education balanced with a strong sense of autonomy. Our dynamic LE classroom belongs to a vibrant school full of inquisitive minds. Among your future colleagues, a keen sense of humor helps.

Other professional qualities include:
1. Bachelor's degree with strong written and verbal communication skills
2. Montessori elementary training, culminating in a Montessori credential
3. Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
4. Experience working with lower elementary-aged children
5. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while at the same time juggling multiple priorities with calm.
6. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.

Desirable personal qualities include:
1. A love of children and a deep respect for their capabilities.
2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
3. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
4. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned" as the best part of any job description.
5. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.

Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To Apply: If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz, at jobs@montessorifamily.com. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to present a lesson to others. Your availability for full-time work must start in mid-August.

Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Starlight Montessori School, Alamo (3/7)

Starlight Montessori School in Alamo is looking for a Lead summer school teacher to work alongside an assistant teacher in the 3-6 program from July 9th through August 24th. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4 pm. There is a possibility that the hours will only be until 1:00 depending on enrollment. Pay will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.


Please call Parisa at (925) 323-1265 for more info or send your cover letter and resume to: info@starlightschool.com


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Wildflower Schools, California (3/1)


Are you a Montessori leader with an entrepreneurial drive? Ready to start your own school and make a difference in the world?
We are currently looking for teacher leaders who want to honor their craft of teaching by opening schools in Northern California; in the cities of Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Oakland & San Jose


Who are we?
Wildflower Schools are a network of micro-schools that aim to serve racially and socioeconomically diverse communities with exceptional Montessori education.


We are working to create beautiful, child-centered learning environments that support children, teachers, and families from diverse backgrounds as they follow life's unfolding journey. The model combines time-tested, research-supported Montessori methods in one-room, neighborhood-nested shop fronts with promising new ideas in parent engagement, intentional student diversity, teacher empowerment, and data-driven instruction. Wildflower aspires to give all children and families the opportunity to choose high quality, nurturing learning environments for their children.


Have you been working with children for awhile?  Helping young children to become independent beings who know how to work collaboratively and take ownership of their environment? Have you been modeling for them all the important life lessons through growth and connectedness? Why not model these same elements in your life? Why not show the world and your community how you can honor your own vision and craft of teaching by creating your own school ?


I am here on the ground floor in the Bay Area "preparing the environment" so that teachers can come and express their own gift to the world! Rather than change the school system we are creating a new system of schools. Come join us create, innovate and thrive!


Application Process:
Please send any questions and a cover letter and CV/resume to Koren Clark at Koren.clark@wildflowerschools.org. For more information about our school, please visit our website at  https://wildflowerschools.org/.
We hope to hear from you!


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Mission Montessori, San Francisco (3/1) 


About Mission Montessori
Mission Montessori is the only private Montessori elementary school in San Francisco. Our focus is on creating a high quality Montessori elementary program that utilizes the wealth of resources and opportunities in this great city. We offer our teachers attentive administrative support, competitive wages and benefits including vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, and professional development, a beautiful working environment, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.


Primary Teacher - Spanish Immersion - Fall of 2018
Mission Montessori is currently seeking to hire an experienced, trained
Montessori Primary teacher who is fluent in Spanish and can co-teach in our lower elementary classroom that has kindergarten students. We are a new Montessori elementary school and currently have students in grades K-2. We're looking for a Montessori primary teacher who can take the lead on giving lessons to our kindergarten students, has a wealth of experience teaching primary students in our Spanish immersion classroom, and is excited about being part of a newer school.

Requirements:
A passion for working with children
A bachelor's degree
Fluent in Spanish
Montessori diploma for Primary age group
At least three years of classroom teaching experience
Strong organizational and written skillsTo apply: https://www.missionmontessori.org/primary-teacher
Elementary Classroom Assistant - Spanish Immersion

Mission Montessori is seeking a teaching assistant for our lead Montessori teacher in our Spanish Immersion lower elementary classroom for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Our classroom will be mixed ages with students from kindergarten through 3rd grade and a majority of them are fluent in Spanish. Prior Montessori experience is not needed, just a great attitude, a love of Spanish language and singing, and a desire to learn!
We are seeking an enthusiastic, reliable, and organized individual with strong communication skills and a patient, warm, and nurturing spirit to join our team!


Requirements
Fluent in Spanish in both verbal and written communication
Comfortable speaking exclusively in Spanish to the children all day
A passion for working with children
A bachelor's degree
Ability to multi-task: you will often be helping to manage the classroom and doing something else, like creating materials, at the same time
Love singing and being fun and creative with childrenTo apply: https://www.missionmontessori.org/elementary-classroom-assistant


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Montessori House of Children, San Francisco (3/1)

Montessori Head 3-6 Teacher (Full/Part-Time)
 
Montessori School in heart of San Francisco seeks exceptional Lead Montessori 3-6 Teachers. Our year-round program consists of a diverse community of families and educators. We seek to establish and maintain a positive and prepared Montessori environment to support each child to reach their fullest potential.

Essential qualities: Commitment to developmentally appropriate practice for children 2.5 to 6 years in the Montessori tradition. The daily maintenance of a respectful and cooperative atmosphere. A strong understanding and implementation of the Montessori method with the ability to share knowledge with current and future families. Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Flexibility to work with children enrolling throughout the year. Confidence working with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures. Ability to develop classroom setting that is organized and engaging. Comfortable with all written communication and documentation. Embraces parent involvement in classroom.

Minimum requirements: Lead Teacher: AMS/AMI Certification. 3+ years as Lead Teacher in a Montessori classroom. 12+ ECE credits. Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm. CPR and First Aid Certification required. Positions are full-time, year-round with 4 weeks paid vacation, school holidays, and PTO. We offer health insurance, 401K, and a competitive salary


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Growing Light Montessori School of Lafayette, Lafayette (3/1) - TWO POSITIONS

Afternoon Preschool Teacher or Teacher Assistant
GLMS is seeking an afternoon preschool teacher or teacher assistant to join their expanding, friendly, and supportive staff working with 2-5 year olds.


The schedule is Monday - Friday from 1pm-6pm or 3pm - 6pm.  Optional morning substitute hours are also available.
 
Position available immediately.
 
Requirements:  must love and enjoy small children, a minimum of 6 ECE units, (or register & complete courses), fingerprint and health clearance, and a minimum of 2 years of experience.  We offer a competitive salary including vacation, holiday pay, and sick pay.
 
Please send your resume to rach@growinglight.net  
 
Montessori Teacher & Montessori Toddler Teacher
Growing Light Montessori School of Lafayette is seeking a Montessori Preschool Teacher and a Montessori Toddler Teacher to join their expanding, friendly and supportive staff.  
The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8am - 1pm or 8am-3pm, plus staff events. 
 
Requirements:  must love and enjoy small children, have Preschool Montessori Training Certificate along with 12 ECE units, fingerprint and health clearance, and a minimum of 2 years of experience.
 
Competitive salary, including vacation and holiday pay, plus personal time off.
 
Please send your resume to rachd@growinglight.net